Dibrugarh

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Dibrugarh
Assam - Dibrugagh Church.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 27.48°N 95.00°E
Altitude: 108 m (354 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Dibrugarh
State/Province: Assam
Country: India
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Dibrugarh was the headquarters of Lakhimpur District of Assam Province during the British period. It was the headquarters of the Assam Valley Light Horse.

"Dibrugarh Is one of the most desirable stations in the plains of Assam"[1]

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Churches

  • St Paul’s Church, originally Church of England
  • St John’s Church. Believed to be Church of Scotland. There was a St John’s Church in Dibrugarh and there was a Church of Scotland church in Dibrugarh [2] and it is likely they were the same church
  • Roman Catholic: The Dibrugarh Mission was opened in 1909 by the German Salvatorians. The fathers had to leave at the outbreak of the First World War. The parish was restarted in 1931, and the present site was obtained in 1936.

External Links

Historical books online

Lakhimpur Supplement 1916 Archive.org, Public Library of India Collection.
  • Fiction: The Old Man of the Mountain by Herbert Strang 1916 Gutenberg.org. Partially set in Assam, in the region around Dibrugarh, and an unexplored region of northern India or perhaps part of China. An adventure story for younger readers.

References

  1. Imperial Gazetteer of India
  2. Family Tree of Oswald Wrangham Scroll down to 1.2.1.1.4.1.6.6.8.4.1.1. John Robin Wrangham